LOW-LEVEL AND TACTICAL FORMATION
Stick diagrams will include separate sections for continuation fuels for C-12s and
These standards are a minimum to ensure deconfliction on low-level routes. Low-level
stage managers are encouraged to develop squadron standards to supplement this document.
The PIC and/or the Flight Lead of all aircraft flying LL or TF shall inform the respective
squadron CDO/SDO of the routes to be flown the day prior for planning purposes. All aircrews
shall coordinate/call the sister squadron SDO/CDO to determine which routes are in use and at
what times to avoid possible conflicts.
D107. STINGRAY/MONTANA FORMATION / LOW-LEVEL STANDARDS
This guide is not meant to replace any regulations; it is only a supplemental source of
Number 2 Duties (LEAD may delegate to Number 3 when flying a three-ship):
Make TP McCampbell UNICOM call (122.7) on Portland Low departure.
Monitor or make position reports on UNICOM frequencies if transiting within 5 NM of a
field where the formation will not be conducting a tactical approach.
Obtain ATIS for the formation prior to all recoveries.
Act as weather ship.
Inform LEAD when your approach checklist is complete, and the GPWS is reset (TC-12).
Inform LEAD when your gear indicates three down and locked.
All Wingmen will inform LEAD if they experience a brake problem on landing, and LEAD
will roll out to the end of the landing runway.
Landings on 13R will plan on brakes and reverse at the 5-board and exit on runway 4/22.
Landings on 13L will plan on brakes and reverse at taxiway Alpha and exit on Echo.
FLIGHT PREPARATION D-17